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Catherine Gray, RHIT, CPC, COC, CPC-I,  
CCC, CGIC, CEMC

Catherine Gray has over 20 years experience as a consultant, coder
and auditor at  several of the nation's academic medical centers,
government medical centers and multi-specialty physician practices.  
She has provided evaluation and management, procedural and
diagnostic coding education for physicians and their coding staff.  She
is currently a medical billing auditor at Henry Ford Health System in
Detroit, Michigan.

She has also developed educational presentations in the areas of
teaching physician  documentation requirements, evaluation and
management coding, modifier usage, physician coding compliance
and nephrology.   She is a regular presenter at coding conferences
and local chapter meetings.   She has been a contributor to the
American Academy of Professional Coders' (AAPC) publication, The
Coding Edge and has been a contributor to JustCoding.com e-coding
news and discussion groups.  

In addition, she has performed concurrent reviews of inpatient charts
in the areas of  internal medicine, cardiology, nephrology, critical care,
pediatrics, psychiatry, and emergency medicine for professional
billing.  

She holds an Associate in Science degree from Henry Ford Community
College in  Dearborn, Michigan.  She is a Registered Health
Information Technician, a  Certified Professional Coder, a Certified
Outpatient Coder, a Certified Cardiology Coder, a Certified
Gastroenterology Coder and a Certified Evaluation and Management
Coder.  She served a two year term on the Academy's National
Advisory Board and is an AAPC Approved PMCC Coding Instructor for
the CPC credential.  She has also served on the Southeast Michigan
Health Information Association's Board of Directors.

Her professional affiliations include the American Academy of
Professional Coders AAPC), the American Health Information
Management Association (AHIMA),
the Michigan Health Information Management Association (MHIMA),
the Southeast Michigan Health Information Management Association
(SEMHIMA),
the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA) and
the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)